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Run, run, run!

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 30 December 2010 in Miscellaneous and Portfolio.

More pictures from the 2010 Boxing Day Dip at Littlehaven Beach, South Shields.

A quick snap of another bunch of mad as a hatter runners making their way down into the North Sea, better get myself out of the way quick!

Tone mapped in Photomatix.

PENTAX K100D 1/180 second F/6.7 ISO 200 38 mm

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Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Wow it's a very dynamic picture.I like it.

30 Dec 2010 5:52am

Tim from Ft. Worth, United States

run, indeed! i like your treatment of sky, too :)

30 Dec 2010 7:06am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Great dynamic shot !

30 Dec 2010 7:24am

Maria Draper from California, United States

Your words are more beautiful than my photos
Thank you!

30 Dec 2010 7:45am

Zing from Hamilton, New Zealand

Full of energy, great action shot.

30 Dec 2010 9:16am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Stampeding nutters in fancy dress. The pinnacle of human evolution!

30 Dec 2010 10:03am

Zus from Osaka, Japan

I can feel the movement even in here... Must be lively festival. I like people's costumes.

30 Dec 2010 10:40am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Gorgeous capture of this event Curly... so well done ! I wish you and yours a very Happy New Year.... all the best :)

30 Dec 2010 11:21am

Franz from Baden, Austria

very effective capture of action and motion! i like the diversity of people taking part in this dip, and i even spot a few santas! very, very amazing!

30 Dec 2010 11:43am

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

love it ~ I also love the processing!

30 Dec 2010 11:50am

Anne from a little red dot, Singapore

They're definitely enjoying the run...great capture and processing, amazing !
Wishing you and family a very happy New Year 2011, Curly!

30 Dec 2010 11:56am

guillaume from Paris, France

Great HDR Shot ! Like this !

30 Dec 2010 11:59am

delkoo from marguerittes, France

Extraordinary amount of sharp detail in this one, HDR is very well balanced.

30 Dec 2010 12:46pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

I hope you got danger pay for this shot Curly! Sort of gives you an idea what is was like to face the berzerkers in days of old! Nicely done! ;-))

30 Dec 2010 1:09pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

these guys are hilarious :)

30 Dec 2010 2:20pm

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

Very interesting shot and well done :)

30 Dec 2010 2:58pm

Reed from St. Louis, Missouri, United States

A comical event - comedy enhanced by the post-processing. Most times I can take or leave the tone mapping, but it makes this series look like twisted Norman Rockwell... pretty *cool*, really.

30 Dec 2010 3:13pm

JB from Lyon, France

Another nice one in the series... Once again your PP is hard, but the result is eyecatcher.

30 Dec 2010 3:14pm

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente y divertida serie, que tengas una feliz entrada del año 2011 !!

30 Dec 2010 3:23pm

Mici from Toronto, Canada

Look at all that muscle :)) and all the santas...great processing

30 Dec 2010 3:33pm

PATRICK from miramas, France

i like it 5****

30 Dec 2010 3:56pm

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Wish you a very happy and prosperous New Year :)>

30 Dec 2010 4:03pm

Don from Spokane, United States

An amazing sight to see so many rushing to meet their fate. Good action shot.

30 Dec 2010 4:15pm

Shar from Regina, SK, Canada

Again, I am struck with variety of costumes and attire! Wonderful perspective to see them all running toward you and your camera!

30 Dec 2010 4:35pm

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

great action shot again and the hdr-processing is extraordinary
wish you a Happy New Year

30 Dec 2010 4:48pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

What a wonderful horde :)

30 Dec 2010 5:52pm

Yvon from Orleans, France

great capture

30 Dec 2010 6:06pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Energy all over this frame! The HDR has entered a dimension slightly next to ours. Very cool. (metaphorically and literally)

30 Dec 2010 6:13pm

parisa from shiraz, Iran


30 Dec 2010 6:25pm

Charles Dastodd from Chicago, United States

haha, great capture. hope they didn't run you over. :D

30 Dec 2010 7:03pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

very bonkers, very British, and a very good capture!

30 Dec 2010 7:19pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


30 Dec 2010 8:17pm

Jean-Louis from Nîmes, France

Superbe cette photo de tous ces gens qui courrent vers la mer !!
Beau traitement !!
Bonne fin d'année !

30 Dec 2010 8:22pm

awil from france, France

A game of artistic HDR?? :-))

30 Dec 2010 8:55pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

Another amazing shot! I love it!

30 Dec 2010 10:12pm

Martin A. Mora from North Platte, United States

beautifully done my friend, your processing work on this gives it a almost 3D feel, I like the way each person stands out on their own, and you see them as individuals, not just a mass running, I think this would be very hard to do, but here you have done it, Bravo!.

30 Dec 2010 10:39pm

Nitin from Shanghai, China

Incredibile Curly! I hope they didn't run over you haha! Superb shot and feel to this. Lots of energy. I absolutely love the processing and the effect. So original and just the right stuff! Hope you had a wonderful xmas and here's wishing you a fantastic year ahead! Cheers!

31 Dec 2010 2:53am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Interesting processing.

31 Dec 2010 3:50am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Nice action shot as they run toward the water. Or are they running after Curly??? ;-) These people provide me a nice chuckle when I see all the different costumes they have on.

31 Dec 2010 4:38am

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

This crowd looks indeed a bit dangerous! :-)

31 Dec 2010 6:47pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

superbe rendu sur cette photo (HDR ?)

2 Jan 2011 12:58pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Bonkers or what?

3 Jan 2011 9:35am

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

I have absolutely loved this series, you have captured all the fun, cold, excitement just everything. They would make a fantastic poster. Happy New Year to you

5 Jan 2011 7:50am

1/180 second
ISO 200
38 mm